Lab News

  • Kevin Urak awarded American Heart Association (AHA) Predoctoral Fellowship
    Read the Full Story >>  Here

  • Grant award from the Department of Defense - DOD BA150660 - Level of funding: $559,169.00
    Nucleic acid bio-drugs for the treatment of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome associated with severe trauma
    Project goals: The goal of this project is to develop and characterize neutralizing RNA aptamers to histones H3 and H4 for the treatment multiorgan dysfunction syndrome (MODS) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) associated with blunt chest trauma. Read the Full Story >> Here

  • New Presentation Links
    Office presentation iconOTS Presentation, Sept. 2016.ppt
    PDF iconOTS Presentation, Sept. 2016.pdf

  • Kevin Urak was chosen to present a short talk at this year’s OTS meeting, to be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada September 25-28.

  • Scientific organizer of the Aptamer meeting in Bordeaux www.aptamers-in-bordeaux.com 
    Paloma will give a talk there and Sven will present a poster.

  • Lab members had several talks at the ASGCT 2016 meeting in Washington, DC in May.
    www.asgct.org/meetings-educational-programs

  • Grant award from the Department of Defense - DoD CDMRP PR150627P1 (Miller, Giangrande) - Level of funding: $ 749,181
    Targeting Extracellular Histones with Novel RNA Bio-drugs for the Treatment of Acute Lung Injury
    Project goals: The goal of this proposal is to develop a therapeutic to inactivate extracellular histones and prevent the morbidity and mortality associated with ALI and ARDS.

  • Presentation at the 15th Annual World Preclinical Congress.
    www.nature.com/natureevents/

  • Co-organizing of Keystone meeting on Non-coding RNAs
    www.keystonesymposia.org

  • Speaking at the 12th Annual OTS meeting.
    www.oligotherapeutics.org

  • Paloma joins the Board of directors of OTS
    www.oligotherapeutics.org/about-us/board-directors-2015-2016/

University of Iowa Internal Medicine Research Day, 2017

University of Iowa Research Day 2017
University of Iowa Research Day 2017 - Poster Sessions
Paloma at the podium
Kevin Urak during UIowa Research Day Poster Session
Presentation at UIowa Research Day 2017
 

 

OTS Meeting 2017- Apatamers in Bordeaux

France
France OTS 2017
France Sunrise
France
OTS 2017 Bordeaux France Lectures
OTS 2017 Bordeaux France Lectures
OTS 2017 Awards
OTS 2017 Awards
OTS Tour 2017
OTS Tour 2017
OTS 2017
OTS 2017
Paloma and Mano, OTS 2017
OTS 2017 Afterhours
OTS Tour 2017
OTS 2017 Afterhours

 

OTS Meeting 2016 - Apatamers in Bordeaux

Social at OTS
Poster Session
Conference Room
Apatmers in Bordeaux
       
Poster Session
Seminar
Talks about to start
Meeting Outside

 

Lab Events

Cold Spring Harbor, 2011
Vittorio de Franciscis and Paloma

Cold Spring Harbor, 2011
Vittorio de Franciscis and Paloma

James McNamara and Justin Dassie
(former student and post-doc)

David Dickey (former post-doc)